Friday night in New York's Greenwich Village, police say a gunman, who is in custody but has yet to be identified, followed Mark Carson, taunting him with anti-gay slurs and homophobic language, before tragically shooting him in the head.
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The continued transphobic news coverage by Fox News needs to stop. As the rest of soceity realizes the need for fair and equal treatment of trans people, why haven't the very people that make us aware of this progress?
The Vatican has denied rumors that Pope Benedict XVI's resignation was influenced by a "Gay Lobby" or network of gay bishops. Tim Tebow opted not to visit an anti-LGBT church in Dallas, Texas. A Southern Baptist Church wants to uphold the ban on gay Boy Scouts, but many Jews feel differently.
LGBT advocates in Maryland participate in Senate hearing on SB 449, a nondiscrimination ordinance that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression.
The national center for transgender equality will be hand delivering a petition to capitol hill with hopes on bringing more attention to the mistreatment of ntersex, transgender, and non-gender conforming immigrant detainees.
The Phoenix City Council is considering changes to a local ordinance that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is set to issue a series of directives that will take some steps to help ensure the safety and treatment of LGBT detainees in the immigration system, but the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is calling on her to do more.
The News-Gazette accurately challenges "ex-gay advocacy" and uncovers how it's really a ploy to oppose marriage equality in Illinois.
A group of local trans advocates are speaking out against the Los Angeles Times for an article about Cassidy Vickers, a transgender woman who was shot and killed in November 2011, titled "Slaying casts light on Hollywood's transgender prostitutes."
A Philadelphia city council member wants to require new or renovated city-owned buildings to have gender-neutral restrooms in addition to men's and women's restrooms.
For Lisa Anderson-Thornton, just being herself cost her a family, a church and most of her friends.
In what backers are calling “a historic step forward,” Pawtucket Sen. Donna Nesselbush’s bill to legalize same-sex marriage is scheduled for a vote on Tuesday in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Hundreds of calls, some of them threatening, have been received at a Roman Catholic high school in Columbus where a
The School Success and Opportunity Act (AB 1266), authored by Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, has passed the Assembly’s Committee on Education by a vote of 5-2. Now it is headed towards the Assembly Floor.
GRESHAM, Ore. - Support is growing for an openly gay school principal who will soon be out of a job.
Fires being investigated as arson have left two Olivia residents without a home and their possessions and took the life of the owner’s therapy dog.
A former University of Nebraska basketball star convicted of lying to police about being attacked in her home by masked men who carved anti-gay slurs into her skin was sentenced Thursday to a week in jail and two years' probation.